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Giveaway! – Personalised teacher card and bookmark

To be in a chance of winning a personalised card and bookmark. Just visit my Twitter page @gil_em and retweet to win. Or visit my Instagram page @emma_annasuncrafts, like the photo and tag a friend. ** UK entrants only ** Ends 30th June 11.59pm. Good luck ☘ Congrats to Sarah who won the giveaway! πŸŽ‰

Teacher Cards & Gifts πŸŽπŸ–ŒπŸ“πŸ“–

*Β Click to visit my etsy shopIt’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of school term and summer holidays beckon! But first – remember to thank all those lovely people who work in schools. Teachers, teaching assistants, after-school workers, janitors, tutors … And anyone else I’ve forgotten! They do such a brilliant job and deserve a wee thank you.

All of my cards and bookmarks can be personalised for the recipient. They come in a lovely gift bag and  I always love to add a little confetti. I think some cute silver or red stars would be a lovely surprise! ⭐️⭐️⭐️ PLUS free postage in the UK!

πŸŽ‰Special treat 10% off all teacher cards and gifts until 14th July 2018. πŸŽ‰

Any questions, just message me and I’m happy to help create the card or bookmark you would like. Annasuncrafts@aol.com

* I love taking photos for teacher cards as it gives me an excuse to use my Snoopy and Charlie Brown ruler and stationery set πŸ˜€

Happy browsing!

Emma x

Great British Button Challenge

Hobbycraft recently surveyed 10,000 people and discovered that 1 in 5 people in the UK cannot sew on a button. More than half never had sewing at school.

To tackle this, Hobbycraft are inviting teachers to pop in to their store between now and end of July for a free bag of buttons, stickers and a teacher’s guide. Then they can teach their class sewing skills.

It’s a great idea and hopefully more people will benefit from the scheme. VisitΒ HobbycraftΒ to find out more and discover sewing projects you can do.


Wee sewing project I took part in.

5 Low Cost Teacher Gift IdeasπŸŽπŸ–ŒπŸ“

You don’t have to spend large amounts of money. There are simple, low cost handmade ideas that look just as good! Why not try some of the following ideas?

1. For an amazing teacher heart decoration.

You can get cheap wooden craft hearts from Hobbycraft, The Works or The Range. Alternatively you could use cardboard and cut out a heart shape and add ribbon. You can write whatever message you like.


2. Hama bead bookmarks 

If your child has some Hama beads and boards you could make a bookmark. Add Googly eyes, ribbon and finish with a button stitched or glued on to the bottom of the ribbon.

3. It takes a big heart to help shape little minds framed quote. 

You can get nice frames from Poundland or Home Bargains.  Choose patterned or plain paper for the background. Add heart quote and star confetti. Lovely gift ❀️


4. Cute felt bookmarks

You can get felt from The Works or Hobbycraft.  Poundland has bags of sequins that are useful for decorating the bookmark. If you are not confident with sewing you can use fabric glue. Add ribbon and a button.

 

Alternatively, you could make card bookmarks.

5. You could add colour to shells or decorate stones. 

Then display in a jar with ribbon tied round the top.

If you do try any of the ideas, please email me a photo – annasuncrafts@aol.com 

I love to see your creations!

Happy crafting!

Emma x

5 Ideas to write in your thank you teacher card πŸ“

1. Acrostic poem that spells teacher’s name.


2. Thank you for making learning fun!


3. Thank you for helping me with maths.

4. You are the best teaching assistant.


5. I will miss having you as my teacher.


You could write it for your child or write it in pencil for them to write over with pen. They could add stickers or draw flowers to make it extra pretty!🌸🌸🌸

5 Washi Tape Thank You Teacher Card Ideas

Making handmade cards is a lovely way to thank those who work in schools. I’ve come up with 5 simple ideas using Washi tape. At the moment in the UK, you can buy 3 rolls of Washi tape for Β£1.00 at Poundland. You can also get little bottles of coloured gems from The Works for Β£1.00.


If you aren’t that confident you could make the shapes first with the Washi tape then glue them to the card. Your child can easily help and could colour in borders or add stickers.

1. Thank you Washi tape pencils card


2. For an amazing teaching assistant card with Washi tape border


3. Washi tape Thank you teacher card with flower gems


4. Washi tape banner Thank you teacher card with blue gems

5. It takes a big heart to help shape little minds card with Washi tape heart and red gems 

If you do try making one of the cards please email me a photo of your creation! Annasuncrafts@aol.com

Happy crafting!

Emma x

Last minute Father’s Day ideas πŸ‘¨πŸ½

Father’s Day is this Sunday. If you are looking for last minute ideas or inspiration please feel free to visit my Pinterest page.


I am also part of the I Heart Scotland Etsy team (#ihsetsy) and they have a board -gifts for dad- which is featured on my Pinterest page.

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